The Federal Club in Glen Allen, VA seeks Assistant Superintendent

  • 05 Jan 2022 1:23 PM
    Message # 12241129
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)

    The Federal Club is unique to the Richmond area, in that it is grassed wall to wall with cool season turf. It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in maintaining high quality cool season turf in the Mid-Atlantic region. The Assistant will work side by side with the Superintendent, another Assistant Superintendent, Mechanic, and Assistant-in-training on all aspects of golf course management including, but not limited to: Providing Championship conditions on a daily basis -Crew scheduling, training, and management –Pesticide/Fertility applications, record keeping, and use of GPS sprayer -Daily golf course set-up -Irrigation monitoring and maintenance, with Toro E-Osmac satellites and Toro Lynx central control –Yearly and Long term planning and budgeting -Execution and oversight of cultural practices.

    The Federal Club is an 18-hole Championship golf course located 20 miles west of Richmond, Va.  Membership at The Federal Club reached capacity in 2021 with 450 members and currently has a substantial waiting list.  The Federal Club takes pride in having some of the best amateur players in the region with over 30% of the membership sporting single digit or plus handicaps.  The course opened in 2007 to rave reviews and is considered one of the top conditioned golf courses in the region.  In 2016 a new 25,000 sq ft clubhouse debuted.  In 2018 the course played host to the 105th Virginia State Amateur. From 2014 to 2016 all bunkers were converted to the "Better Billy Bunker" system.  The majority of this work was completed in house.  Off season projects are common place at the club.  Assistants will get hands on experience with projects such as building or expanding tee boxes, drainage projects, and fairway reduction/reshaping, just to name a few.

    The Federal Club provides a great opportunity for Assistants looking to produce outstanding course conditions in a challenging growing environment.  The club is committed to providing the resources necessary for success and providing all employees a great work-life balance.  The course is well respected in the area and has been a stepping stone for Assistants looking to move to forward in their careers. 

    Education: Completion of 2 or 4 year turf or related program desired, but not required.
    Experience: Minimum 1 year as Assistant preferred or multiple summer internships.
    Special Skills: Va pesticide license, or ability to obtain within 90 days.
    Salary: $55,000 – 60,000 with potential signing bonus up to $5,000
    Additional Benefits: Fully paid Health Insurance (Entire Premium is covered), Paid annual vacation and sick leave, with a mandatory one week vacation to be taken during the summer months. Paid Cell Phone Plan.  Expenses involved in attending education conferences and industry events. GCSAA and VGCSA Membership Dues. Uniform/Clothing allowance. Golfing privileges and free lunch.

    Please send resume to Matt Drayton at

    The Federal Club
    13450 Palmers Way
    Glen Allen, VA 230059

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